(October-November 1973)

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Volume
24
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1973-07-19
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
DC [circle]
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader #98.


Prisoner of the Parakeets! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Job Number
S-1573
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Giant parakeets have captured a human for a pet.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Sell Personalized Christmas Cards The Sales Leadership Way! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Sales Leadership Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Powerless Weapons of Adam Strange! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 14.34 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Joe Giella (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1586
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Adam Strange; Alanna; the Dust Devil [Jakarta of Rhynthar]
Synopsis
The Dust Devil has found a way to overcome Adam's previous methods of imprisonment and vows to conquer both Earth and Rann but Adam finds a new way to imobilize the creature.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Pages 8 and 15 are 2/3-pages.

Peter Revson Drives This Car (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

AFX Model Motoring / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Just Put an X Next to the Comics You Want! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Scoreboards Don't Tell All! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[40 Red China Stamps] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Kenmore Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Gayle House / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Spotlight #1 (Table of Contents: 8)

Spotlight on Strange Adventures / letters page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz [as JS]
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1580

Indexer Notes

Letters from, James T. McCoy, Jr. and Bob Burros. At bottom of Adam Strange story page 8.

The Day Bill Told Off His Boss (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Cleveland Institute of Electronics, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Sew On 4" Patches (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Add-A-Patch Emblem Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Reward $11,750.00 For This Coin! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Spotlight #2 (Table of Contents: 12)

Spotlight On Strange Adventures / letters page / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Letters
typeset

Job Number
S-1580-A

Indexer Notes

Letter from Ron Legro. At bottom of final page of Adam Strange story.

Pass This Test And You May Earn $300 (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Sunshine Art Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Prisoner of the Parakeets! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (credited)
Pencils
Henry Sharp (credited)
Inks
Bernard Sachs (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
S-1587
Genre
science fiction
Characters
John Walden
Synopsis
The combination of an atomic bomb test and an strange meteorite has caused a flock of parakeets to evolve into giant birds with intelligence rivaling humans but John Walden lures them to destruction before they can cause any harm.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

How Joe Solved His "Secrurity Problem"! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Locksmithing Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Woods Edge / Cannon Ball (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Helen of Toy Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

There Must Be A Better Way To Earn A Living... (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

International Correspondence Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Famous Name Prizes or Cash (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Olympic Sales Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

One for Roads. One for Loads. (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Raleigh Industries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Prisoner of the Parakeets!
  2. 1. Sell Personalized Christmas Cards The Sales Leadership Way!
    Sales Leadership Club
  3. 2. The Powerless Weapons of Adam Strange!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. Peter Revson Drives This Car
    AFX Model Motoring
  5. 4. Just Put an X Next to the Comics You Want!
    DC Comics
  6. 5. The Scoreboards Don't Tell All!
  7. 6. [40 Red China Stamps]
    Kenmore Stamp Co.
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    The Gayle House
  9. 8. Spotlight #1
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  10. 9. The Day Bill Told Off His Boss
    Cleveland Institute of Electronics, Inc.
  11. 10. New Sew On 4" Patches
    Add-A-Patch Emblem Co.
  12. 11. Reward $11,750.00 For This Coin!
    Best Values Co.
  13. 12. Spotlight #2
    Spotlight On Strange Adventures
  14. 13. Pass This Test And You May Earn $300
    Sunshine Art Studios, Inc.
  15. 14. Behind the Scenes at the DC Comic World
    DC Comics
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    DC Comics
  17. 16. Prisoner of the Parakeets!
  18. 17. How Joe Solved His "Secrurity Problem"!
    Locksmithing Institute
  19. 18. Woods Edge / Cannon Ball
    Helen of Toy Co.
  20. 19. There Must Be A Better Way To Earn A Living...
    International Correspondence Schools
  21. 20. Famous Name Prizes or Cash
    Olympic Sales Club
  22. 21. One for Roads. One for Loads.
    Raleigh Industries
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